Trio of Former Mississippi State Bulldogs Finding Success with New Teams

Posted by Libor Jany on December-2-2009 Add Comments

As you may recall, Mississippi State’s fortuitous run to the semi-finals of the 2007 NIT came on the heels of a disappointing regular season, where they finished 17-12.

While the Bulldogs were anchored by the brilliant play of Jamont Gordon, Charles Rhodes, and Dietric “Sleepy” Slater, a major component of their postseason success was the improved play of a trio of underclassmen: freshman guard Ben Hansbrough and the Delk twins, Reginald and Richard, both sophomores.

Since the Bulldogs’ agonizing last-second loss to West Virginia on a Darris Nichols buzzer-beating three-pointer, all three players decided to transfer for personal reasons: Richard and Reginald to Troy and Louisville, respectively, while Hansbrough la...

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